I won’t make the money mistake my father made

Since last Sunday was Father’s Day, I just want to share what I learned from my father or from his mistake on how he handled his money. Papa was a seafarer, he was the main man in the engine department. With his position, a lot of our relatives and family friends thought that we have a lot of money. Sure, Papa and Nanay have acquired some properties in the province, jewelries, and have some money in the bank. But are these enough to support them throughout their retirement?

Unfortunately not. The interest in the bank is very small that when you factor in inflation, lugi ka pa. I can’t blame my father though because a lot of their investments were just simply offered to them by relatives and friends. They bought them out of goodwill and pakikisama not thinking of the market value in the future.

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The best destinations to visit this wet season

People who love traveling want to do so all year round. The wet season in the Philippines shouldn’t scare you at all, you will just have to adjust your travel plans accordingly. With the following travel tips from our friends at www.philippinestravelpackage.com, this tag-ulan will be as fun as it gets.

The best destinations to visit this wet season

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Beko PH launches innovative appliances suited for everyday challenges

Beko Philippines, one of the largest home appliance brands in Europe, recently announced the launch of its innovative products suited to the culture and lifestyle of Filipinos.
BEKO Appliances

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Traveloka Tips for an Enjoyable Baguio Vacation

The scorching heat of the sun outside, mixed with the dust from the on-going road construction everywhere, makes you wish you were someplace cool and relaxing. But since Alaska or Switzerland is too far (and requires visa, passport, and lots of money!), you can just settle for the next best thing – Baguio. Well of course, aside from time, another issue would be money. A vacation won’t be enjoyable if you’re worrying too much about your budget. Good thing, there are now lots of affordable accommodations in Baguio. But how will you know which ones are the best value for your minimal budget? I find the Traveloka App handy to guide us in our search for the best budget hotels in Baguio.

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Achieve your #HairGoals on Watsons Color Your Hair Day on May 27, 2017!

Back in college, I was adventurous with my hair. I would grow it long, or cut it really really short. I also took the hot oil weekly by heart since I’ve got all the time in the world when I was young. Now that I’m a mom, I often go for a low-maintenance no-frills hairstyle… aka rebonded hair with a boring hair color and then tied into a ponytail afterwards. As for hair care…. what hair care? Who has time for that when you’re a mom? :p

Related: Silky rebond at Affascinante Salon

At the Watsons #HairGoals event held last week, my locks underwent to an adventure. I went for a bolder hair color using the Beautylabo brand from Japan and had my curls.

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Brave the world with MediCard Philippines

MediCard, a leading health maintenance organization (HMO) provider in the country, celebrates its 30th anniversary with a stronger commitment to provide more Filipinos access to quality health and medical care, amidst the fast-paced, technology-driven lifestyles of this generation.

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At Watsons, Members Get More!

I bet everyone owns an SM Advantage Card or SMAC, you bring it everywhere just like you carry your ID. Why not? It can be used not just in SM Department stores but also in Shell when you gas up, Uniqlo, Miniso, and other participating stores. Indeed, SMAC members have an advantage! Do you know where else you can use your SM Advantage Card? At Watsons!… where members get more points, more savings, and more value!

Members Get More at watsons

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The latest celebrity who Switched & Saved at Watsons

The Watsons Switch & Save campaign was a smashing success since it was launched 5 years ago. Watsons customers all across the country made the switch, changing out their toothbrushes, tissues, lotions and more for the affordable, high quality Watsons alternative. With such great momentum behind the movement, they decided to expand the campaign to the pharmacy. Launching Watsons Generics in 2014, Watsons was able to bring that same promise of affordable quality to Filipinos everywhere. Improving the state of nation’s healthcare was a huge win.

Related: Take the Watsons Switch Test and Save!

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The gift of healthy ‘crowning glory’ fit for the queen this Mother’s Day

Cliche it may be, but there’s indeed a woman behind the person we are today. And that’s no less than her—our mother. We used to call her nanay, inay, ‘nay, mama, mommy or simply mom. Needless to say, she deserves more than that given the pivotal role she fulfills in rearing us from childhood to adulthood and possibly for the rest of our lives.

There may be opposing beliefs whether that greater maternal instinct is biologically predetermined or socially imposed, but everyone would agree that a mother is hardwired to love and care about the whole family, especially the children, all the time. For better or worse, it’s always the welfare of everyone at home on top of her priority. No wonder she’s an epitome of a doting human being that touches everybody’s life. So, it’s but right to honor and return all the favors she has done for us. And what a better way to do this than this Mother’s Day.

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Tim Hortons treat for Mother’s Day

Treat the superwoman of your life with the sweetest love you can give! This Mother’s Day season, Tim Hortons is offering its limited edition ChocoSnow Donuts. The delectable donut offerings come in two flavors: Choco Cream Snow, and Choco Berry Snow.

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